Monarch Butterfly Migration Update: October 21, 2003
Flurry at the First Stop: The Staging Grounds in Minnesota
of Symbolic Butterflies from near and far have now ended the first leg
of their journey, alighting at the staging grounds at Journey North. These
Butterflies rest here for about a month each year.
Mailman has been getting quite a workout--thank you for all of your
Take a look at this Timeline to see where
your Butterflies are, and what's happening to them now:
your Calendar! Here What's in Store for Your Symbolic Butterflies:
out where your Butterflies are now.
Migration Art Gallery: See photos of hundreds of the migrating monarchs--will
you see yours?
- Are You
an Ambassador for Your Country?
Butterflies take off for Mexico!
Lists (so you can make sure your Symbolic Butterflies were on board).
Question #1: A special UPS Tracking number will be posted so you can
try to predict exactly how many days, hours, minutes and seconds the
symbolic migration will take to Mexico. (To be sure you're ready, bookmark
the UPS tracking system now: UPS
Online Package Tracking System
- Challenge Question
#2: Facts to help you predict how many symbolic monarchs are flying
- Total number of
Symbolic Butterflies revealed.
- Total days, hours
and minutes it took to reach Mexico revealed.
- List of donors
to the Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary Foundation proudly displayed.
- While your Butterflies
are in the care of the Mexican people, read about life in the sanctuary
The Next Symbolic Monarch Migration Update Will be Posted on October
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